National Carers Week 2016 (NHS England / Carers UK)

Summary

Dr Neil Churchill, NHS England’s Director of Patient Experience, discusses Carers’ Week, running between June 6th – 12th 2016. This annual campaign raises awareness of caring, highlights the challenges faced by carers and celebrates the contribution that unpaid carers make to families, communities and the NHS.

The focus for Carer’s Week. Carers UK. in 2016 is on building Carer Friendly Communities.

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Building carer friendly communities – Dr Neil Churchill. London: NHS England, June 7th 2016.

The NHS England Carers Toolkit is mentioned:

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An integrated approach to identifying and assessing carer health and wellbeing. Leeds: NHS England Patient Experience Team, May 16th 2016. Gateway Publication Reference No. 05231.

Carers UK’s Carers Week 2016 Report

Concerning the more hard-hitting Carers UK’s Carers Week 2016 report:

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Combination of inadequate support and lack of awareness from communities is damaging life chances of UK’s carers. London: Carers UK, June 6th 2016.

This relates to:

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Building Carer Friendly Communities: Research report for Carers Week 2016. London: Carers UK, May 24th 2016.

Regarding young carers and the Influencing Change Toolkit:

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Reflections from The Children’s Society on Carers Week – Toni-Marie Smith. [Online]: NHS England, June 15th 2016.

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